retains the insurance companies. it builds on our inefficient, high-cost system of sick care, nonsystem sick care instead of moving us toward a public service model. but raising the age here, to those people -- ed, simple fact. the data show that wealthy americans of all races, but especially white americans, their life span is expanding. poor people, white poor people, black poor people, their life expectancy is not growing, and in some cases falling back. this is unbelievably cruel. and i can't believe we're discussing it. people should call the white house and say no, no, no. >> david cay johnston, great to have you with us tonight on "the ed show." thanks so much. coming up, a critical issue affecting millions of workers. republicans put union-busting on the fast track in the state of michigan. even the president is weighing in. if you're an "ed show" viewer, you're not going to want to miss this. stay with us. we're right back. my name is marjorie reyes, and i'm a chief warrant officer.